Luke Farrell

Chicago Cubs (AAA)
Age: 27
Bats/Throws: L/R
6' 6" / 210
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RotoWire News: Farrell was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports. (7/13/2018)

12/19/2016
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11/23/2016
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2/24/2016
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Evaluating the 2016 Prospects: Kansas City Royals by Dan Farnsworth



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2013Royals (R)130101043.19.353.121.04.38561.5 %50.4 %16.1 %6.654.904.19 
2014Royals (A)21212319108.08.503.921.08.32460.9 %41.4 %10.7 %5.254.624.05 
2014Royals (AA)0102211.28.491.541.54.28149.0 %32.4 %14.3 %6.173.982.96 
2015Royals (A+)2027329.212.441.820.00.38066.7 %42.0 %0.0 %3.031.402.08 
2015Royals (AA)530191693.16.272.800.68.28574.9 %38.8 %6.2 %3.093.944.25 
2016Royals (R)100206.216.204.050.00.30885.7 %45.5 %0.0 %1.351.872.22 
2016Royals (AAA)630191491.07.713.961.19.28375.3 %40.5 %10.0 %3.765.114.98 
2017Royals (AAA)740171697.18.693.051.20.28871.8 %32.1 %9.6 %4.074.604.78 
2017Reds (AAA)1204314.211.056.751.23.30843.1 %27.5 %10.5 %9.825.114.93 
2017Dodgers (AAA)000114.29.643.860.00.28650.0 %30.8 %0.0 %3.862.864.33 
20172 Teams00010113.06.236.921.38.25072.9 %35.0 %9.5 %5.546.086.95-0.1
    2017Royals000112.26.7510.133.38.50058.1 %33.3 %14.3 %16.889.919.70-0.1
    2017Reds0009010.16.106.100.87.14384.9 %35.7 %7.1 %2.615.096.250.0
2018THE BAT110229.07.024.141.68.30268.7 %  5.495.54  
2018ATC22013332.07.814.561.74.30268.7 %  5.545.45  
2018Depth Charts010229.06.964.401.71.30369.5 %  5.595.68 0.0
2018Steamer110229.07.764.171.59.28171.0 %36.7 % 5.065.245.230.0
2018ZiPS5702819109.06.194.621.82.31168.3 %  6.116.11 -0.7
2018Cubs (AAA)0205523.29.133.041.14.25863.0 %41.3 %12.5 %4.944.524.25 
2018Cubs33019128.011.894.501.93.27774.3 %33.8 %18.2 %3.864.793.93-0.1
2018ZiPS (R)14 13639.07.144.641.85.31767.8 %  6.035.91 -0.4
2018Steamer (R)11020123.09.763.761.28.28373.8 %  4.094.18 0.1
2018Depth Charts (R)12020123.08.454.201.56.30870.5 %  5.065.04 -0.1
2018THE BAT (R)11020124.09.164.211.49.30671.3 %  4.784.80  
Total- - -33029241.010.105.271.76.26773.8 %34.2 %14.8 %4.395.204.89-0.2

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2013Royals (R)136.6510100000043.1192523232515055045
2014Royals (A)2125.25231900100108.04851177663134702140102
2014Royals (AA)016.17220000011.247118822000011
2015Royals (A+)203.03730020029.212127121006035241
2015Royals (AA)533.0919160001093.1393893832729044165
2016Royals (R)101.3520000006.22841103001012
2016Royals (AAA)633.7619140000091.03908544381240025078
2017Royals (AAA)744.0717160000097.14068948441333021094
2017Reds (AAA)129.82430000014.271141616211013018
2017Dodgers (AAA)003.8611000004.2214320200105
20172 Teams005.541010001013.061128821000009
    2017Royals0016.8811000002.2187551300002
    2017Reds002.61900001010.1435331700007
2018THE BAT115.4922  0  9.04010652400  7
2018ATC225.54133  00 32.0 33222061600  28
2018Depth Charts015.5922  00 9.0 106625 0  7
2018Steamer115.06220000 9.04095524 0  8
2018ZiPS576.112819  0  109.0 127797422560610075
2018Cubs (AAA)024.94550000023.29819131338010024
2018Cubs333.861910001128.0122241612614200037
2018ZiPS (R)146.03136     39.0 442826820 2  31
2018Steamer (R)114.092010005 23.098201110310 1  25
2018Depth Charts (R)125.06201  05 23.0 231413411 1  22
2018THE BAT (R)114.78201  0  24.010523141341111  24
Total- - -334.392920002141.0183362420824200046

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2013Royals (R)9.353.123.001.0423.4 %7.8 %15.6 %.3021.55.38561.5 %  4.90
2014Royals (A)8.503.922.171.0821.0 %9.7 %11.3 %.2681.52.32460.9 %  4.62
2014Royals (AA)8.491.545.501.5423.4 %4.3 %19.1 %.2441.11.28149.0 %  3.98
2015Royals (A+)12.441.826.830.0033.9 %5.0 %28.9 %.2411.11.38066.7 %  1.40
2015Royals (AA)6.272.802.240.6816.5 %7.4 %9.2 %.2471.26.28574.9 %  3.94
2016Royals (R)16.204.054.000.0042.9 %10.7 %32.2 %.1601.05.30885.7 %  1.87
2016Royals (AAA)7.713.961.951.1920.0 %10.3 %9.7 %.2441.37.28375.3 %  5.11
2017Royals (AAA)8.693.052.851.2023.2 %8.1 %15.0 %.2401.25.28871.8 %  4.60
2017Reds (AAA)11.056.751.641.2325.4 %15.5 %9.9 %.2371.70.30843.1 %  5.11
2017Dodgers (AAA)9.643.862.500.0023.8 %9.5 %14.3 %.2111.29.28650.0 %  2.86
20172 Teams6.236.920.901.3814.8 %16.4 %-1.6 %.2351.69.25072.9 %1251396.08
    2017Royals6.7510.130.673.3811.1 %16.7 %-5.6 %.4673.75.50058.1 %3802319.91
    2017Reds6.106.101.000.8716.3 %16.3 %0.0 %.1391.16.14384.9 %601155.09
2017Average8.343.292.531.2721.6 %8.5 %13.1 %.2521.34.29772.6 %  4.40
2018THE BAT7.024.141.691.68   .2751.53.30268.7 %  5.54
2018ATC7.814.561.711.74   .2691.54.30268.7 %  5.45
2018Depth Charts6.964.401.581.71   .2771.57.30369.5 %  5.68
2018Steamer7.764.171.861.5919.4 %10.4 %9.0 %.2521.45.28171.0 %  5.24
2018ZiPS6.194.621.341.82   .2921.68.31168.3 %  6.11
2018Cubs (AAA)9.133.043.001.1424.5 %8.2 %16.3 %.2141.14.25863.0 %  4.52
2018Cubs11.894.502.641.9330.3 %11.5 %18.8 %.2221.36.27774.3 %951174.79
2018Average8.533.282.601.1422.3 %8.6 %13.7 %.2441.30.29373.1 %  4.18
2018ZiPS (R)7.144.641.541.85   .2891.66.31767.8 %  5.91
2018Steamer (R)9.763.762.591.28   .2291.30.28373.8 %  4.18
2018Depth Charts (R)8.454.202.011.56   .2641.48.30870.5 %  5.04
2018THE BAT (R)9.164.212.171.49   .2541.43.30671.3 %  4.80
Total- - -10.105.271.921.7625.1 %13.1 %12.0 %.2261.46.26773.8 %1041245.20

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2013Royals (R)2.0024.4 %50.4 %25.2 %16.1 %16.1 %  52.4 %23.8 %23.8 %     4.19
2014Royals (A)1.1121.3 %41.4 %37.3 %14.0 %10.7 %  43.1 %24.3 %32.6 %     4.05
2014Royals (AA)0.7926.5 %32.4 %41.2 %21.4 %14.3 %  50.0 %20.6 %29.4 %     2.96
2015Royals (A+)0.9714.5 %42.0 %43.5 %20.0 %0.0 %  40.9 %21.1 %38.0 %     2.08
2015Royals (AA)0.9821.7 %38.8 %39.5 %23.9 %6.2 %  42.4 %27.8 %29.8 %     4.25
2016Royals (R)1.2518.2 %45.5 %36.4 %25.0 %0.0 %  30.8 %46.2 %23.1 %     2.22
2016Royals (AAA)0.8813.7 %40.5 %45.8 %22.5 %10.0 %  44.9 %22.1 %33.0 %     4.98
2017Royals (AAA)0.6417.7 %32.1 %50.2 %22.1 %9.6 %  42.8 %26.8 %30.4 %     4.78
2017Reds (AAA)0.5825.0 %27.5 %47.5 %36.8 %10.5 %  53.7 %19.5 %26.8 %     4.93
2017Dodgers (AAA)0.8030.8 %30.8 %38.5 %0.0 %0.0 %  28.6 %21.4 %50.0 %     4.33
20172 Teams0.6712.5 %35.0 %52.5 %9.5 %9.5 %7.1 %50.0 %28.6 %59.5 %11.9 %21.4 %54.8 %23.8 %6.321606.95
    2017Royals0.578.3 %33.3 %58.3 %14.3 %14.3 %25.0 %100.0 %30.8 %61.5 %7.7 %38.5 %38.5 %23.1 %7.262219.70
    2017Reds0.7114.3 %35.7 %50.0 %7.1 %7.1 %0.0 %0.0 %27.6 %58.6 %13.8 %13.8 %62.1 %24.1 %5.991446.25
2018Cubs (AAA)1.0820.6 %41.3 %38.1 %20.8 %12.5 %  43.1 %27.7 %29.2 %     4.25
2018Cubs0.7319.7 %33.8 %46.5 %9.1 %18.2 %8.3 %0.0 %53.5 %28.2 %18.3 %11.3 %53.5 %35.2 %3.40963.93
Total- - -0.7017.1 %34.2 %48.6 %9.3 %14.8 %7.9 %50.0 %44.2 %39.8 %15.9 %15.0 %54.0 %31.0 %4.301164.89

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Royals (R)6231305    77269346
2014Royals (A)1341216917    3417831124
2014Royals (AA)111493    64117181
2015Royals (A+)2930106    145302447
2015Royals (AA)1111136227    5209541474
2016Royals (R)5421    134962
2016Royals (AAA)1061203627    6149971611
2017Royals (AAA)871364830    60610481654
2017Reds (AAA)1119107    119201320
2017Dodgers (AAA)4540    324779
20172 Teams142152121493153246
    2017Royals47111111294574
    2017Reds101441010364108172
2018Cubs (AAA)2624135    141242383
2018Cubs243314320014195333528
Total- - -385419532118288486774

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
20172 Teams-0.18-0.630.45-0.27-0.020.530.390.430.6570.03-0.3700
    2017Royals-0.28-0.550.28-2.84-0.281.310.890.871.021-0.240.0300
    2017Reds0.10-0.080.172.570.260.200.250.380.5960.270.2300
2018Cubs-0.08-2.082.00-4.90-0.500.961.051.060.69110.13-0.2143
Total- - --0.26-2.712.46-5.17-0.520.820.850.850.68180.16-0.4743

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
20172 Teams57.3% (91.0)25.6% (82.7) 8.1% (76.9) 8.9% (83.7)  
    2017Royals55.4% (90.1)35.1% (81.8) 6.8% (74.6) 2.7% (80.5)  
    2017Reds58.1% (91.4)21.5% (83.2) 8.7% (77.6) 11.6% (84.0)  
2018Cubs58.5% (92.6)29.5% (84.4) 6.8% (78.4) 5.1% (84.7) 1.5%
Total- - -58.1% (92.1)28.3% (83.9) 7.2% (77.9) 6.3% (84.2) 1.0%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
20172 Teams39.0 %18.3 %    17.9 %2.9 %  22.0 %   
    2017Royals55.4 %         44.6 %   
    2017Reds32.0 %26.2 %    25.6 %4.1 %  12.2 %   
2018Cubs58.6 %     29.6 %6.8 %  4.9 %   
Total- - -52.4 %5.8 %    25.9 %5.6 %  10.4 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
20172 Teams91.191.4    82.678.1  81.7  
    2017Royals90.1         80.5  
    2017Reds91.891.4    82.678.1  83.6  
2018Cubs92.6     84.378.3  84.6  
Total- - -92.291.4    84.078.3  82.6  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
20172 Teams57.3 %   8.9 %25.6 %8.1 %    
    2017Royals55.4 %   2.7 %35.1 %6.8 %    
    2017Reds58.1 %   11.6 %21.5 %8.7 %    
2018Cubs58.5 %   5.1 %29.6 %6.8 %    
Total- - -58.1 %   6.3 %28.3 %7.2 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
20172 Teams91.5   84.083.077.4   
    2017Royals90.4   80.481.974.8   
    2017Reds91.9   84.383.878.3   
2018Cubs92.8   84.884.478.5   
Total- - -92.4   84.484.078.1   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
20172 Teams-0.70.6 -0.6 -0.2 -0.470.89 -3.19 -0.82 
    2017Royals-1.3-1.5 0.0 -0.6 -3.16-5.75 0.97 -28.19 
    2017Reds0.62.1 -0.7 0.4 0.635.55 -4.57 1.92 
2018Cubs-5.45.6 0.5 -1.1 -1.753.58 1.40 -4.07 
Total- - --6.16.1 -0.1 -1.3 -1.352.80 -0.23 -2.61 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
20172 Teams-0.6-0.1    2.5-1.0  -1.6  
    2017Royals-1.3         -2.0  
    2017Reds0.7-0.1    2.5-1.0  0.4  
2018Cubs-5.2     5.70.6  -1.3  
Total- - --5.7-0.1    8.1-0.4  -2.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
20172 Teams-0.60-0.12    5.59-13.81  -3.03  
    2017Royals-3.18         -6.03  
    2017Reds1.33-0.12    5.59-13.81  1.68  
2018Cubs-1.67     3.651.53  -4.99  
Total- - --1.42-0.12    4.07-0.97  -3.67  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
20172 Teams-0.6   -0.20.7-0.6   
    2017Royals-1.3   -0.6-1.50.0   
    2017Reds0.7   0.42.1-0.7   
2018Cubs-5.0   -1.15.70.6   
Total- - --5.7   -1.36.3-0.1   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
20172 Teams-0.44   -0.801.04-3.11   
    2017Royals-3.18   -27.97-5.690.97   
    2017Reds0.68   1.925.76-4.47   
2018Cubs-1.63   -4.073.651.53   
Total- - --1.26   -2.602.90-0.12   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
20172 Teams28.7 %68.2 %46.3 %74.4 %84.0 %80.7 %44.7 %63.9 %8.9 %
    2017Royals18.9 %64.9 %41.9 %71.4 %95.8 %90.3 %50.0 %61.1 %4.1 %
    2017Reds32.3 %69.9 %48.3 %75.0 %78.4 %77.1 %42.4 %65.1 %11.1 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
2018Cubs29.4 %69.8 %47.2 %60.9 %82.1 %74.7 %43.9 %50.0 %11.8 %
2018Average30.6 %67.2 %46.4 %62.8 %85.5 %77.0 %43.1 %60.5 %10.6 %
Total- - -29.2 %69.3 %46.9 %65.1 %82.7 %76.6 %44.2 %54.6 %10.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
20172 Teams24.8 %68.6 %46.3 %67.7 %85.5 %80.7 %49.2 %21.7
    2017Royals18.4 %66.7 %41.9 %71.4 %95.8 %90.3 %48.7 %20.2
    2017Reds27.6 %69.4 %48.3 %66.7 %81.4 %77.1 %49.4 %22.3
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
2018Cubs28.8 %66.2 %47.3 %62.3 %80.8 %75.1 %49.3 %22.8
2018Average30.3 %64.2 %46.4 %60.3 %85.7 %77.0 %47.5 %23.5
Total- - -27.6 %66.9 %47.0 %63.9 %82.4 %76.9 %49.3 %22.5

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
20172 Teams24.4 %68.3 %46.3 %66.7 %85.7 %80.7 %50.0 %21.8
    2017Royals21.6 %62.2 %41.9 %75.0 %95.7 %90.3 %50.0 %20.0
    2017Reds25.6 %70.9 %48.3 %63.6 %82.0 %77.1 %50.0 %22.5
2018Cubs29.0 %66.4 %47.4 %60.3 %81.4 %74.8 %49.1 %23.3
Total- - -27.6 %67.0 %47.0 %62.0 %82.8 %76.7 %49.4 %22.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2017Dodgers (AAA)P114.2001  0          
2017Royals (AAA)P171697.1381  0          
2017Reds (AAA)P4314.2210  0          
20172 TeamsP10113.0100000000 0   1.000 
    2017RoyalsP112.2000000000 0   .000 
    2017RedsP9010.1100000000 0   1.000 
2018Cubs (AAA)P5523.2140  0          
2018CubsP19128.0010000000 1   1.000 
Total- - -P29241.0110000000 1   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
20172 TeamsP13.00  0-1-1              
    2017RoyalsP2.20  0-1-1              
    2017RedsP10.10  000              
2018CubsP28.00  0-1-1              
Total- - -P41.00  0-2-2              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
20172 TeamsP13.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
    2017RoyalsP2.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
2018CubsP28.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P41.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
20172 Teams-0.10.2-0.10.1-1.5-0.1($1.1) 
    2017Royals-0.2-0.20.0-0.1-1.2-0.1($0.8) 
    2017Reds0.20.4-0.10.2-0.30.0($0.3) 
2018Cubs-0.10.1-0.10.0-1.1-0.1($0.9) 
Total- - --0.20.3-0.20.1-2.6-0.2($2.0) 

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  • 2013 June Amateur Draft - Round: 6, Pick: 8, Overall: 174
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: Northwestern